Storyboard Supervisor

Giant are seeking a Storyboard Supervisor for an exciting new CG production.

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Position Overview

This is a full-time position and will be based in our studio in Dublin, Ireland.

The role is only open to applicants willing to relocate to Ireland when required and applicants should ideally be eligible to work within the EEA. Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, this position may commence as a remote working position becoming an in-house position when it is possible to do so.

Please mail to – please include the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email, for example: “Application – Storyboard Supervisor Position

We will endeavour to respond to all applicants, but due to the high volume of applications we receive a reply might not always be possible.

Starting date: ASAP

Position Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with series director and episodic director(s) to define the cinematic style and storytelling rules of the series.
  • Ensure quality, direction and style of show is consistently achieved and strived for throughout production
  • Work closely with the Series Director, Episodic Director(s) and Art Director on Board and Design Launches.
  • Partner with Episodic Director(s) to help lead Key Pitch meetings with Client
  • Attend all internal and external pitch meetings and reviews
  • Oversee and manage the workflow for the storyboard and editing departments according to the needs of production
  • Prepare detailed briefs and give work assignments to the storyboard artists and editors
  • Oversee progress of storyboard artists and editors and ensure work is completed on time and to the level of quality required for the production
  • Review all storyboard and animatic notes and ensure all such notes are communicated and implemented by the teams
  • Undertake reviews, give notes and provide approvals to the storyboard and editing teams at all stages of production
  • Answers questions and provide feedback and support to storyboard artists and editing team throughout production
  • Help oversee Animatics throughout production, ensuring consistency of style, timing and quality is maintained
  • Work closely with editor(s) / director (s) to help cut down episodes to time
  • Meet all deadlines and production milestones as set out by the Line Producer or Production Manager
  • Communicate any potential issues or delays and present possible solutions to storyboard and animatic schedule problems
  • Maintain a solid workflow and file management system and ensure all artists follow these guidelines
  • Help in recruitment process, reviewing and interviewing candidates

Position Requirements

  • 5-7 years of experience in animated projects
  • Ability to express character emotion and attitude through drawings
  • Great understanding of cinematography, staging and storytelling
  • Strong knowledge of anatomy, perspective, and composition
  • Ability to brainstorm inventive ideas to plus story material
  • Willingness to rework material multiple times while keeping a fresh eye
  • Ability to work collaboratively with multiple tasks in a fast-paced production
  • Ability to quickly and effectively illustrate in any style required
  • Proven and Effective communication skills both written and verbal
  • Manage timelines ensuring work is delivered on schedule
  • Expert Adobe Photoshop skills
  • Experience with Flix and Shotgrid a plus

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